A Farewell Message from Hans H Rissmann, OBE

Just over a year ago the Chairman of the EICC Board announced that we were embarking on a search to identify my successor, a search to find only the second Chief Executive of the ... Continue Reading →

Distillers’ Renewable Energy Tool 2014

The Scotch Whisky Industry Environmental Strategy sets tough environmental targets. By 2020, 20% of the industry’s energy use should come from non-fossil fuel sources, rising ... Continue Reading →

Hosting Ryder Cup ‘has captured the imagination of Scotland’

Hosting the Ryder Cup has “captured the imagination” of Scotland and will deliver huge benefits to the economy, the country’s tourism chief has said. Mike Cantlay, ... Continue Reading →

JOB VACANCY| WorldHost Regional Destination initiative

People 1st are now recruiting for…. Project Admin & Coordinator roles in Scotland to help enable the expansion of its WorldHost Regional Destination initiative. If you have ... Continue Reading →

Towards a sustainable historic environment: Historic Scotland’s energy efficiency conference 2014

Historic Scotland are holding our third energy efficiency conference on retrofit of existing urban areas and traditional (pre-1919) buildings. The event is co-sponsored by EST and ... Continue Reading →

UK Government publishes response to the Call for Evidence on the proposed package travel directive

In July 2013, the European Commission published a proposal to replace the current European package travel regime with a new directive, designed to reflect developments in the way the ... Continue Reading →

STA moves their AGM & October Conference to Stirling Management Centre

With an excess of 100 Scottish tourism professionals having registered in just one week to attend the STA October event the tourism industry leadership body have taken the decision ... Continue Reading →

Food for thought- VisitScotland has unveiled a bespoke free toolkit

With the start of Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight this weekend (6 September), VisitScotland has unveiled a bespoke free toolkit to provide Scotland’s tourism businesses with the ... Continue Reading →

HIT Scotland 2015 Scholarship Programme launches

Applications for the HIT Emerging Talent Scholarships for 2015 are invited from Thursday 18th September. The scholarships are a great chance for everybody to benefit from a fantastic ... Continue Reading →

The Scottish Licensed Trade Association appoints new Chairman

The Scottish Licensed Trade Association (SLTA) has appointed Donald Campbell to take over from outgoing chairman, Peter Lederer. As director of sales at Inverarity Morton (IM) Ltd, ... Continue Reading →